ESL Conversation Questions – Work and Employment

by Steve

Topics and questions for Work and Employment.

Where do you work and what is your current position?

How long do you plan to continue working where you are?

Do you have to work overtime? If so, how often?

How many days a week do you normally have to work? Is this usual in your country?

Do you like your job? Why? Why not?

How important is promotion to you? When was the last time you were promoted?

What jobs in your country are considered to be good jobs? Why?

What would be your dream job? Why?

When you were a child, what job did you want to have when you were older? Why?

Have you ever been fired from a job? When? Why?

Have you ever been unemployed? How long for?

How do you feel about your boss? How do you think he/she feels about you?

Where do you see yourself being in five years? Ten years?

Have you ever failed a job interview? Do you know why?

Would you describe yourself as a workaholic?

What do you think, is the worst job in the world?

ⓒ 2004 – These ESL Conversation Questions are the work of Steven Saunders, Reproducible for classroom use only.